The University of Notre Dame is responsible for the death of a student-worker while he was filming football practice on a scissor lift in high winds, according to a report from Indiana OSHA (IOSHA).
At first, it appeared a federal official had blamed the worker in the case of a nurse who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in the U.S. But following a public outcry about his initial statement, the head of the CDC now says he didn’t mean to blame the nurse and that his agency has to review its […]
To find out what’s in OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), you can read this 280-word story or the 858 pages that appeared in the Federal Register. We’ll also give you a link to the FR notice just in case.
A carpenter set up a new table saw but didn’t install the included blade guard. He lost several fingers while using the saw. Can he sue a construction company for negligence?
OSHA required more than five million U.S. businesses must train about 43 million employees on the new label elements and safety data sheets (SDSs) included in OSHA’s hazcom standard revisions by Dec. 1, 2013.
Ranked by your clicks, we’ve gathered the stories about OSHA that garnered the most attention on Safety News Alert in 2013. Here are the top 10:
Two regulatory deadlines in the first half of the year are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what’s happening with OSHA in 2015.
The No. 2 violation on the annual list of top 10 OSHA citations involves a regulation which has been significantly updated recently.
Mere hours after the House and Senate passed legislation to re-open the federal government, OSHA’s most public face — its website — showed it was back in business.
Here’s a challenging scenario: A prospective new hire seems perfect for a position in the shipping office, but she is a legal user of medical marijuana. Company policy says employees can use medical marijuana as long as they’re not in a safety-sensitive position, but the policy fails to clarify what such a job is. What would […]
Window Safety Tips for Builders and Remodelers PARKERSBURG, W. VA. – To mark National Window Safety Week, April 5 – 11, 2009, Simonton Windows® has come up with a list of tips to help builders and remodelers safely transport, install and handle windows at the job site. Tip #1 – Use caution and proper lifting […]
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